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Scores of Sudanese Children Dying from Diarrhea at Refugee Camps

Large numbers of Sudanese people are dying in a refugee camp near the South Sudan.  As many as four children are dying each day at the Batil camp.  Over 170,000 people have left for camps in South Sudan after fighting began north of the border.

“What we are seeing here in this camp in nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe,” Helen Patterson, medical coordinator for Medecins Sans Frontieres.

Most of those who’ve died in the camp are children under the age of five.  MSF believes that diarrhea is the likely cause.  Malnutrition is also playing a large role, since 28% of the children at Batil are malnourished.

The camp hold 34,000 people, and the death rate is twice as high as the threshold at which an emergency is declared.

Many of the people at the camp take weeks to get there. Some die along the way.  The children who make the journey are often dying of starvation by the time they arrive.  The situation is dire.

To make a small (or large) donation to UNICEF’s efforts to help those in the Sudan, please visit this link.

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  1. These foreigners are killing our people in Afrika! The Sudan is the ORIGINAL birthplace of mankind, not Kemet!

    These are the most ORIGINAL people on the planet and they are PURE BLACK!!! These serpents are killing my people for greed, land and resources.

    That’s why china, japan, canada, germany, and the unuted snakes of assholes are usurping this nation!!!

    WHAT HAPPENS TO AFRIKANS IN AFRIKA; HAPPENS TO BLACK PEOPLE ON amerikkka!!!

    WHERE’S THIS god UP IN SPACE????

  2. @ Derrick, what are you doing to help? if you have nothing to donate but slander then you are killing them as well!

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